Atlanta Airport's Power Outage Brings 400 More Flight Cancellations on Second Day

Delta Air Lines Inc. and other carriers worked to get thousands of stranded passengers onto planes after a major electrical disruption in Atlanta crippled service at the world's busiest hub, extending flight cancellations into a second day.Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport still had 411 inbound and outbound cancellations on Monday after 1,183 the day before, according to FlightAware, a flight-tracking service. Delta, which dominates service at the airport, reported 400 scrubbed flights on Monday. Southwest Airlines Co. said it was operating its full schedule after scrapping 70 flights Sunday.While most power was restored around midnight, some operations had yet to return fully as of 9:30 a.m. The SkyTrain connecting the airport with an off-site rental car facility and the underground Plane Train linking concourses were both expected to begin running again around 10 a.m., airport spokesman Reese McCranie said.  Continue reading...

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